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  • Thank you, Luca and Elena

    Their Departure from Vietti is Bittersweet, to Say the Least The post Thank you, Luca and Elena appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Diana Snowden Seysses on Staying Optimistic: “I’m Ruthless with My Energy”

    Among life’s greatest pleasures is the simple act of pouring a glass of wine and relaxing. However, for that wine to reach your lips, it has to undergo an extensive journey from vineyard to winery to bottling-line to shipment. And every step along that journey is impacted by climate change. Hail, frost, heatwaves and fire often grab the headlines when it comes to wine and climate change. It is a miserable narrative with frightening frequency. But make no mistake about The post Diana Snowden Seysses on Staying Optimistic: “I’m Ruthless with My Energy” appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • A Return to Gemischter Satz with Ingrid Groiss

    475 Words (Or So) on What Are Becoming My Two Favorite Germanic Words The post A Return to Gemischter Satz with Ingrid Groiss appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Damiano Ciolli: A Slice of the Viticultural Rebirth in Lazio

    A Morning Outside Rome Exploring the New Frontier of Cesanese The post Damiano Ciolli: A Slice of the Viticultural Rebirth in Lazio appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Study Guide: Why Sustainability Matters Most in Wine Right Now

    All You Need for our February 4, 2023 Virtual Wine Class The post Study Guide: Why Sustainability Matters Most in Wine Right Now appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Circumnavigating Sicilian Wines

    Our Wine Education Class on Sicily and Its Wines (With a Dash of The White Lotus) The post Circumnavigating Sicilian Wines appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Chiseled Vermentino Nero from the Tuscan Coast

    400 Words (Or So) on a Scintillating Red Wine from Heroic Slopes The post Chiseled Vermentino Nero from the Tuscan Coast appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Tasting Report: Tuscany’s Non-Red Wines (Winter 2022)

    12 Standout Bottles from Beyond the Red Sea of Tuscany's Heartland The post Tasting Report: Tuscany’s Non-Red Wines (Winter 2022) appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Recioto with Christmas Cookies in Mind

    425 Words (or so) on Traditions That Won't Die The post Recioto with Christmas Cookies in Mind appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Study Guide: Circumnavigating Sicilian Wine

    All You Need for our January 8, 2023 Virtual Wine Class on Sicily The post Study Guide: Circumnavigating Sicilian Wine appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • Top 12 Wines of 2022

    The Ideal Mixed Case Curated from All The Wines I Tasted This Year The post Top 12 Wines of 2022 appeared first on Opening a Bottle.

  • First-Taste Guide to Friulano

    Friuli's Most Versatile White Wine Might Change Your Cellaring Strategy Entirely The post First-Taste Guide to Friulano appeared first on Opening a Bottle.